David Wright will be playing at third base today for the Mets after missing three games with a broken pinkie finger. I think this really surprised us all when we heard the news. Yesterday, Wright told reporters that his finger was so swollen, he could not move it. Terry Collins said if the swelling didn’t go down by today, Wright… Read more →
After losing this week’s three game series to the Washington Nationals, the Mets will travel across New Jersey to play the Phillies in Philadelphia tonight. The Mets are coming off two straight losses to the Nationals. After winning the first game of the three-game set 4-3, thanks to a Daniel Murphy walk-off single, the Mets’ offense struggled, managing to score… Read more →
Tonight at Citi Field, the Mets seemed done from the start. Dillon Gee took the mound for the Mets against Nationals starter Ross Detwiler. The Mets were without Ike Davis, who doctors are monitoring for valley fever, and David Wright. It was announced before the game that Wright would sit, and later in the game that David has a fractured… Read more →
After sweeping the Braves over the weekend, the Mets will look to the Nationals to be their next victims as they start a three-game series in Citi Field tonight at 7:10. David Wright comes in hot for the Mets tonight. David has driven in a run in each of the first three games of the season. At this point, his rib… Read more →
Although the Met offense looked great today, pounding the Braves’ pitching staff for seven runs on eleven hits, the real story of the day may have been what Niese did- or almost did. Recently-extended Jonathon Niese was stellar through six, holding the Braves hitless until Freddie Freeman broke it up in the seventh. Still waiting on that Met no-hitter. The… Read more →
Today at 1:10, the Mets will battle the Braves at Citi Field. They will attempt to sweep the Braves and start of the 2012 season 3-0. On the mound today for the Amazin’s is newly-signed lefty Jonathon Niese. Niese and the Mets made their five year, $25.5 million extension official yesterday. The deal could put Niese under team control for… Read more →
Nice start to what will hopefully be a promising season. Let’s go Mets!
A few days ago before the Mets played their first spring game against the Washington Nationals, Terry Collins and the Mets organization were downplaying the severity of David Wright’s rib cage injury. Fast forward to today and everyone is much more concerned. Wright, who has two years left on his contract, is yet to play in a spring game this… Read more →